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Alberts, Susan C., Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology and Professor in the Divison and Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
(919) 660-7272
alberts@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/albertslab/

Behavorial ecology and ecological genetics of large mammals

Armaleo, Daniele, Associate Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7326
darmaleo@duke.edu

Developmental and molecular biology of symbiosis in lichens

Barber, Richard T., Harvey W. Smith Professor Emeritus of Biological Oceanography in the Division and Biology
(252) 504-7578
rbarber@duke.edu


Baugh, L. Ryan, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-8179
ryan.baugh@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/baughlab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/baughlab

Developmental genetics and genomics

Bejsovec, Amy, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8162
bejsovec@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/bejsoveclab/
http://sites.duke.edu/bejsoveclab/

Genetic control of cell fate specification in Drosophila

Benfey, Philip N., Paul Kramer Professor and Investigator, HHMI
(919) 660-7338
philip.benfey@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/benfeylab

Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Bernhardt, Emily S., Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences and Policy and Faculty Network Member of Energy Initiative
(919) 660-7318
emily.bernhardt@duke.edu
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-9940-2011
http://www.bernhardtlab.weebly.com

ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry

Bhandawat, Vikas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Investigator of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-1703
bhandawat@gmail.com
http://biology.duke.edu/bhandawatlab/
http://biology.duke.edu/bhandawatlab/

Drosophila olfaction

Boynton, John E, Professor Emeritus

jboynton66@gmail.com


Brandon, Robert N., Professor of Philosophy and Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-3067
rbrandon@duke.edu


Broverman, Sherryl A., Associate Professor of the Practice and Duke Global Health Institute
(919) 668-0228
sbrover@duke.edu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zwcbUsZ73g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLZ-8Kh6_n8

science literacy for non-majors; science education reform; the interaction of gender, education and global health

Bryan, Virginia S., Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7298
vsbryan@duke.edu

Systematics and Cytology; Bryophytes - Ephemeraceae

Buchler, Nicolas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics
(919) 699-8209
nicolas.buchler@duke.edu
http://buchler.phy.duke.edu/
http://buchler.phy.duke.edu/

Molecular mechanisms and the evolution of switches and oscillators in gene networks; systems biology; comparative genomics

Cary, Rebecca, Instructor
(919) 660-7442
rec3@duke.edu


Christensen, Norman L., Professor Emeritus in the Division of Environmental Sciences & Policy and Biology
(919) 613-8052
normc@duke.edu
http://www.env.duke.edu/people/faculty/christensen.html


Clark, James S., Nicholas Professor of Environmental Science and Professor of Biology
(919) 613-8036
jimclark@duke.edu
http://sites.nicholas.duke.edu/clarklab/

Ecology

Coggins, Brian E., Assistant Research Professor of Biochemistry and Biology
(919) 684-7772
bec2@duke.edu


Cook-Deegan, Robert M., Research Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Biology and Professor - Track V of Medicine and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute

bob.cd@duke.edu
http://www.genome.duke.edu/people/faculty/cookdeegan

Health policy, science policy, bioethics

Crowder, Larry B., NSOE Professor and Professor of Biology
(252) 504-7637
lcrowder@stanford.edu


Culberson, Chicita F, Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7300
cculb@duke.edu

Identification and chemistry of lichen products

Cunningham, Clifford W., Professor of Biology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
(919) 660-7356
cliff@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/cunningham/

Evolution and biogeography of marine invertebrates

de Cruz, Adele, Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology
(919) 613-5024
a.decruz@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/decruz/

Application of lasers at 3microns with biological materials.

Dong, Xinnian, Arts and Sciences Professor
(919) 613-8176
xdong@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/donglab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/donglab/

Plant-Microbe interactions

Donohue, Kathleen, Professor
(919) 613-7467
k.donohue@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/donohuelab
http://biology.duke.edu/donohuelab

Evolutionary ecology and genetics of natural plant populations, genetic basis of adaptation, gene-environment interactions

Drea, Christine M., Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 660-7367
cdrea@duke.edu
http://evolutionaryanthropology.duke.edu/research/drea-lab/people/dr-christine-drea


Eason, Vickie, Instructor
(919) 684-5446
vkeason@duke.edu


Fluke, Donald J., Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-2349
dfluke@duke.edu


Forward, Richard B., Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Biology and Bass Fellow of Marine Science and Conservation
(252) 504-7610
rforward@duke.edu


Gillham, Nicholas W., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Zoology
(919) 613-8160
gillham@duke.edu


Grunwald, Ron, Lecturer and Associate Dean of Trinity College
(919) 660-7322
ron.grunwald@duke.edu

Membrane biochemistry

Haase, Steven B., Associate Professor
(919) 613-8205
steve.haase@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/haaselab/index.html
http://www.biology.duke.edu/haaselab/index.html

Control of cell cycle, DNA replication, and centrosome duplication in budding yeast

Hartemink, Alexander J., Professor of Statistical Science and Biology and Bass Fellow of Computer Science
(919) 660-6514
amink@cs.duke.edu
http://www.cs.duke.edu/~amink/


Hill, Alison, Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7349
alhill@duke.edu


Hunt, Dana E., Assistant Professor of Marine Science and Conservation and Assistant Professor of Biology and Civil and Environmental Engineering
(252) 504-7542
dana.hunt@duke.edu
http://oceanography.ml.duke.edu/hunt/


Johnsen, Sonke, Professor of Biology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 660-7321
sjohnsen@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenlab/

Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

Kiehart, Daniel P., Professor of Biology and Cell Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Dean of the Natural Sciences
(919) 613-8157
dkiehart@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/

Biophysical approaches to cellular, molecular and developmental biology

Klopfer, Peter H., Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-3991
phk@duke.edu

animal behavior and behavioral ecology

Koelle, Katharina V., Associate Professor of Biology and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute
(919) 660-9457
katia.koelle@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/koelle/

Theoretical biology; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Kohorn, Bruce D, Adjunct Professor of Biology
207-708-7068
bkohorn@bowdoin.edu


Krzystek, Halina M., Instructor
(919) 660-7442
halina.krzystek@duke.edu


Lacey, Elizabeth, Adjunct Professor of Biology
(336) 334-4955
eplacey@uncg.edu


Lee, Charlotte T., Scholar in Residence
919-613-0995
charlotte.t.lee@duke.edu
http://people.duke.edu/~cl297/


Lutzoni, Francois M., Professor
(919) 660-7261
francois.lutzoni@duke.edu
http://lutzonilab.org
http://www.lutzonilab.net/index.shtml

Evolution of symbiotic systems

Magwene, Paul M., Associate Professor of Biology and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
(919) 613-8159
paul.magwene@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/
http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/

Evolutionary Genomics, Systems Biology, and Bioinformatics

Manos, Paul S., Jack H. Neely Professor and Associate Chair
(919) 660-7358
pmanos@duke.edu

Systematics and phylogeography of flowering plants

Marion, Sarah B., Instructor
(919) 660-7442
sarah.marion@duke.edu


McClay, David R., Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology and Professor of Neurobiology
(919) 613-8188
dmcclay@duke.edu

Developmental Biology

McShea, Daniel W., Professor of Biology and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-7342
dmcshea@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/

Hierarchy Theory, Macroevolution, Philosophy of Biology

Mercer, John M., Associate Professor of the Practice and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 660-7354
jmercer@duke.edu

Molecular evolution, Evolution, Mathematical biology, Morphometrics

Mitchell-Olds, Thomas, Newman Ivey White Professor
(919) 668-1635
tmo1@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mitchell-olds/

Ecological and evolutionary genomics; Complex trait variation; Drought tolerance and food security

Morris, William F., Professor
(919) 684-5257
wfmorris@duke.edu

Population ecology, mutualism, plant-insect interations, life-history adaptations to stochastic environments, theoretical ecology, conservation ecology

Motten, Alexander, Associate Professor of the Practice and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 684-2301
afmotten@duke.edu

Evolutionary ecology, plant reproductive biology, biodiversity

Nicklas, R. Bruce, Arthur S. Pearse Professor Emeritus
(919) 613-8196
bnicklas@duke.edu

Mitosis and evolution

Nijhout, H. Frederik, John Franklin Crowell Professor
(919) 684-2793
hfn@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nijhout/

Developmental physiology/development and evolution

Noor, Juliet, Lecturer
(919) 613-8224
julie.noor@duke.edu


Noor, Mohamed A., Earl D. McLean Professor and Chair
(919) 613-8156
noor@duke.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/noorlabduke/
http://sites.google.com/site/noorlabduke/

Speciation and evolutionary genetics, recombination

Nowicki, Stephen, Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Psychology and Neuroscience and Bass Fellow and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-6950, (919) 668-3420
snowicki@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nowicki/

Function, structure, and evolution of animal signaling systems

Onyango, Patrick O., Adjunct Assistant Professor

patrick.onyango@duke.edu


Patek, Sheila N, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8306
snp2@duke.edu
http://www.thepateklab.org/
http://www.thepateklab.org/


Pei, Zhen-Ming, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8152
zpei@duke.edu

Plant Sensory Signal Transduction

Perz, Alyssa, Lecturer
(919) 684-6217
akperz@duke.edu


Pryer, Kathleen M., Professor
(919) 660-7380
pryer@duke.edu
http://pryerlab.biology.duke.edu
http://pryerlab.biology.duke.edu

Evolutionary biology of early land plants

Rausher, Mark D., John Carlisle Kilgo Professor
(919) 684-2295
mrausher@duke.edu
http://www.duke.edu/~mrausher/

Evolutionary Genetics and Molecular Evolution

Reid, Chantal D., Assistant Professor of the Practice and Environmental Sciences and Policy
(919) 660-7378
chantal@duke.edu

Physiological ecology and global change

Reynolds, James F., Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Biology
(919) 660-7404
james.f.reynolds@duke.edu
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/reynolds.html

Land degradation in arid and semiarid rangelands; Experimental and modeling studies of effects of elevated CO2 and rainfall variability on dryland ecosystems

Reynolds, Julie, Associate Professor of the Practice and Education and Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 681-6899
julie.a.reynolds@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/reynoldslab/

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies

Rittschof, Daniel, Professor, Marine Science and Conservation of Marine Science and Conservation and Associate Professor of Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Bass Fellow of Marine Science and Conservation
(252) 504-7634
ritt@duke.edu


Rodrigo, Allen G, Professor
(919) 684-1698
a.rodrigo@nescent.org
http://biology.duke.edu/rodrigolab
http://biology.duke.edu/rodrigolab

Computational evolutionary biology

Rosenberg, Alexander, R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy and Biology and Professor of Linguistics and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
(919) 660-3047
alexrose@duke.edu
http://www.alexrose46.com


Roth, V. Louise, Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology
(919) 660-7352
vlroth@duke.edu

Morphological and molecular evolution in mammals: size, shape, and ontogeny

Schmid, Amy K., Assistant Professor of Biology and Faculty Network Member of Energy Initiative
(919) 613-4464
amy.schmid@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/schmidlab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/schmidlab

Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes

Scott, Kristin C., Assistant Research Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Biology
(919) 684-7938
kristin.scott@duke.edu


Searles, Richard B., Professor Emeritus of Botany
(919) 660-7336
searles100@aol.com

Seaweed flora of the Southeastern US and the Caribbean.

Shaw, A. Jonathan, Professor
(919) 660-7344
shaw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/bryology

Evolution and diversity of bryophytes

Sherwood, David R., Associate Professor of Biology and Cell Biology
(919) 613-8192
david.sherwood@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/sherwoodlab
http://sites.duke.edu/sherwoodlab

Understanding morphogenetic mechanisms in development

Sherwood, Nina T., Associate Professor of the Practice and Assistant Research Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-8658
nina.sherwood@duke.edu

Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease

Shreve, Christopher F, Instructor
(919) 684-2793
christopher.shreve@duke.edu


Siedow, James N., Professor
(919) 684-5445
jim.siedow@duke.edu

Function and regulation of plant respiratory pathways

Smith, Kathleen K., Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology
(919) 684-3402
kksmith@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kksmithlab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kksmithlab

Functional morphology and evolution of vertebrates; craniofacial development, evolutionary morphology

Spana, Eric P., Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 613-8208
spana@duke.edu


Staddon, John E., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience and Biology
(919) 493-4398
jers@duke.edu


Strain, Boyd R., Professor Emeritus
(919) 384-2051
bstrain@duke.edu


Sun, Tai-ping, Professor
(919) 613-8166
tai.ping.sun@duke.edu

Mechanisms of phytohormone controlled growth and development

Terborgh, John W., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences and Biology and Professor Emeritus in the Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy
(919) 490-9081
manu@duke.edu


Tucker, Vance A., Professor Emeritus of Zoology
(919) 684-3484
vtucker@duke.edu


Uyenoyama, Marcy K., Professor
(919) 660-7350
marcy@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/marcylab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/marcylab/

Population genetics, molecular evolution

Verdolin, Jennifer L., Scholar in Residence
(919) 668-4583
jennifer.verdolin@duke.edu


Vilgalys, Rytas J., Professor of Biology and Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
(919) 660-7361
fungi@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/

Phylogenetic systematics and molecular evolution in fungi

Volkan, Pelin C., Assistant Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Investigator of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
(919) 684-1150
pelin.volkan@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/volkanlab/volkan/Home.html
http://biology.duke.edu/volkanlab/volkan/Home.html

Genetic Regulation of Olfactory Circuit Assembly and Remodeling in Drosophila

Wainwright, Stephen A., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus

sawanryt@duke.edu

Biomechanics; Design in organisms and engineering

Wernegreen, Jennifer J., Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Biology
(919) 681-0331
j.wernegreen@duke.edu
https://sites.duke.edu/wernegreenlab/


White, Richard A., University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Botany and Dean Emeritus of Trinity College
(919) 660-7305
rwhite@duke.edu

Comparative anatomy of vascular plants

Wilbur, Robert L., Professor Emeritus
(919) 660-7317
rwilbur@duke.edu

Systematics of vascular plants

Willard, Huntington F., Adjunct Professor
(919) 668-4477
hunt.willard@duke.edu

Genome biology, human genetics and genomics, epigenetics

Willis, John H., Professor
(919) 660-7340
jwillis@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/willislab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/willislab

Evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations

Wilson, William G., Associate Professor
(919) 451-6688
wgw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wilson
http://www.constructedclimates.org/ConstructedClimates


Wray, Gregory A., Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology
(919) 684-6696
gwray@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wraylab
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wraylab

Evolution of gene networks and developmental mechanisms

Wright, Justin P., Associate Professor of Biology and Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy
(919) 613-8096
justin.wright@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wrightlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wrightlab/

Community, Landscape and Ecosystem Ecology

Yoder, Anne D., Professor of Biology and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
(919) 660-7275

http://www.biology.duke.edu/yoderlab/
http://www.biology.duke.edu/yoderlab/

Phylogeny and evolution of mammals, ; conservation genetics; historical biogeography and biodiversity of Madagascar